Ezshwan Winding

Ezshwan Winding

Oil | Mixed Media | Encaustic

I strive to make art that touches people’s hearts, either abstract or
figurative and has spiritual meaning for me. Through my art, I hope to
connect with others with beauty of harmony, color form and energy.
Dreams and meditation often give me a starting point on an image. I
usually work in encaustic .
Then comes the application of many layers of molten wax paint. With
encaustic, each layer is heat fused into the existing surface. At times I
draw or paint on the layers and then scrape and rebuild the facade.
I also use cold wax and oil . These paintings are also layered and
textured, but never heated because the medium contains solvent.
These actions are much like analyzing a dream. Layer after layer is
applied, scraped, incised, and marked to allow the truth of the piece to
speak. The revealed layers whisper their subtle messages. I never have
total control of my life or encaustic painting. Like jazz, there is
improvisation that can take a work to a deeper, more subconscious state
that can be meditative and musical. I allow my subconscious to take over
so that the work may transform me beyond the mundane and
predictable. I open my senses to the experience and emotionally consent
to a poetic and thrilling adventure. The fluidity of the encaustic medium
is challenging, exhilarating, inspiring and exciting, making a painting
that can be looked into as well as looked at. I strive for layered
luminosity that is appealingly tactile, encouraging viewers to stroke and
caress the surface, discovering the sensual experience of encaustic or
cold wax.

Ezshwan Live Demo, April 16

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LIVE DEMO: With Ezshwan Winding

Saturday, April 16
10:00am – 12:00pm MDT (12pm – 2pm EDT)

Ezshwan Winding Art
Ezshwan Winding Art



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Colour and Composition


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Studio Setup for Art Production


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Teaching How to Self Critique



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Social Media


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Pricing Artwork


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Selling Online


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Studio Time Management

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As an aspiring artist, you have been creating on the side, as a hobby, and now you're ready to take it to the next level!


  • technique - color and composition
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  • supplies and tools - where to save and where to spend
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Am I An Emerging Artist?

As an emerging artist, you have been painting regularly and feel fairly confident in your one unique style. 

You've taken workshops/courses and have already been selling your work to friends, family, and in community shows, markets and beyond.

Now you're ready to take it to the next level!


  • art critiques - getting expert feedback on your artwork
  • selling - learn how to sell your artwork
    • pricing
    • building your brand and marketing, leveraging social media well
    • earning a steady income in an unsteady economy
    • how to approach galleries and/or go solo successfully
  • business skills - learn the mechanics of creating and sustaining a business as an artist
  • production - studio set-up and time management to maximize production
  • art licensing - what products to create, how to find a reputable producer

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2-hr monthly
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Practice-based HOMEWORK


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About The Artist

Ezshwan Winding Art
Ezshwan Winding is an artist based in San Miguel de Allende. She
studied at the American Academy of Art, Chicago, Barett College,                          Lake Forest, IL, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, U.C.
L.A., The Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Illinois
where she received a FAA degree in painting and advertising
She is know for her encaustic abstract and figurative paintings that
focus on the inner meaning of life and the power of introspection.
Ezshwan has show her work internationally; France. Spain, Italy,
Mexico and the United States.
Besides her studio work, Ezshwan Winding is actively teaching the
encaustic painting technique, both in her studio and online. She has
been chosen as one of the world’s best encaustic instructors by
Essence of Mulranny EOM studios, an art school in Ireland, where
she is one of the online teachers.
Ezshwan owned and directed an art gallery in Scottsdale AZ and
developed an art marketing program for her gallery artists.. When
she moved to Ashland OR, she founded and was president of
Gallery Living Colours in Ashland OR.
She taught portrait painting in the Southern Oregon University and
still teaches portraiture privately in her studio

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